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Certified Respiratory Therapist

Company: Christus Health
Location: Longview
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:Responsible for the pulmonary care of critical, non-critical, and chronically ill adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients under the direction of a physician with minimal supervision. Performs various technical and diagnostic respiratory therapy procedures in all areas of the hospital. Performs patient assessments and institutes respiratory care plans.Job Responsibilities:--- Include, but are not limited to: Emergency (Code Blue and White) response; Airway management including nasotracheal & endotracheal suctioning; Delivery of aerosolized drugs; Ventilator management (i.e.: setup and operation); Oral hygiene; Airway retaining device placement and maintenance; Airway support device management including BiPAP and CPAP devices; Oxygen delivery devices and therapeutic monitoring; Chest film analysis; Bloodgas collection and analysis; EKG analysis; Accurate and complete documentation; Cleaning and stocking of equipment and supplies as necessary; Participate in CAP and JC surveys--- RRTs may function as Shift Leader or serve in the capacity of Team Leader --- Advanced practice skills may include: Therapeutic gas management and monitoring, including INO and HeO2; Pulmonary Function Testing; Bronchoscopy assist; Hemodynamic Monitoring; Waveform analysis; Nocturnal SpO2 evaluation (Desaturation Studies); PolysomnographyRequirements:--- Associate's Degree in Related Field of Study--- Graduate of an American Medical Association approved Registered Respiratory Therapist Program and successfully pass the RRT exam.--- Basic computer knowledge.--- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing--- Previous experience as a respiratory therapist in an acute care environment preferred. --- Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care.--- Texas RCP license required.---Basic Life Support---Cert Resp Therapist NBRC*Respiratory Care Practitioner New Mexico * Respiratory Care Practitioner Permit Texas * Respiratory Care Practitioner Texas * Respiratory Therapist Arkansas * Respiratory Therapist Louisiana * Respiratory Therapist Permit LouisianaWork TypeFull Time - 7pm-7am*Eligible for $10,000/18 mo. sign-on bonusWork Schedule/Shift7PM - 7AMReq. No28128Job TitleCertified Respiratory TherapistMarketCHRISTUS Good ShepherdCategoryRespiratory CareTravelnoFacilityCHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center LongviewAddress700 East Marshall AvenueLongview, TX 75601USView On A MapView Other LocationsTypeFULL TIME

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